How do men contract gardnerella?

Answer Gardnerella is a fairly common infection for women, but many sources say men can contract it as well. Is this true, and if so, how does it happen?DefinitionGardnerella, more commonly known as bacte... Read More »

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What is gardnerella?

Gardnerella is a type of bacterial vaginosis, which is the most common type of vaginal infection--more common, even, than yeast infections. It's generally a mild infection, caused by a bacterial i... Read More »

How do I test for Gardnerella?

Gardnerella is a form of vaginitis, which is a bacterial infection of the vagina. Vaginitis can be caused by several types of micro-organisms, including Mobiluncus, Bacteroides, Mycoplasma and Gard... Read More »

What are the treatments for gardnerella?

Gardnerella is the name of two bacteria (G. vaginalis and G. mobiluncus) known to trigger a vaginal infection called bacterial vaginosis. There are several options available to treat this infection... Read More »

What is gardnerella vaginitis?

Gardnerella vaginitis is a condition now known a bacterial vaginosis, or BV. There are several types of bacteria, including gardnerella, naturally present in the vagina. Sometimes excessive amounts... Read More »